Crime Rate & Safety Index in Niger

Crime Index 73.61
Safety Index 29.39

Crime rates in Niger

Level of crime 66.62 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years 83.25 Very High
Worries home broken and things stolen 67.75 High
Worries being mugged or robbed 69.88 High
Worries car stolen 73.88 High
Worries things from car stolen 79.12 High
Worries attacked 76 High
Worries being insulted 78 High
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion 68.88 High
Problem people using or dealing drugs 84.25 Very High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 75.12 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 77.12 High
Problem corruption and bribery 88.5 Very High

Safety in Niger

Safety walking alone during daylight 40.5 Low
Safety walking alone during night 40.75 Moderate

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Last update: August 2023

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Safety Index & Crime Rates in Niger in 2023

Niger is generally considered a safe country with relatively low crime rates, ranking highly on safety indices.
According to rankings, the overall crime rate in Niger is lower than the global average and similar nations.
Violent crime like homicide and assault is rare, with rates per 100,000 residents around 3 which is low compared to world averages.
Petty crimes like pickpocketing or theft do occur, especially targeting tourists in big cities. However, they are not very common for residents.
Overall, the country’s reputation for rule of law, citizen welfare programs, and community trust in law enforcement contribute to an overall climate of safety and low crime. Residents and visitors alike can feel at ease thanks to Niger high safety standards.

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